Mockingjay Part 1 easily dominated the weekend box office but it was down compared to the rest of the series and other final chapter Part 1s like Harry Potter and Twilight.
Harry and Lloyd triumphantly returned to theaters this weekend as Dumb and Dumber To took the top spot, defeating both Big Hero 6 and Interstellar.
In a battle of two of the most anticipated movies of the year, Big Hero 6 managed to top Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar.
Ouija and Nightcrawler were in a dead heat coming out of the weekend but Ouija seems to have edged out the newcomer while Saw 10th Anniversary and Before I Go To Sleep were unmitigated disasters.
Fury managed to top the box office, defeating Gone Girl, while The Best of Me had the worst opening ever for a Nicholas Sparks movie.
Gone Girl held the top spot at the box office this weekend while the strongest of the new releases was the potential first entry in the Universal Monsters universe, Dracula Untold.
The combined excellent openings of both Gone Girl and Annabelle led to the best ever October weekend box office.
With Denzel firmly in bad ass mode, The Equalizer easily took the box office this past weekend with one of the highest ever September openings and a top 3 opening for Denzel and director Antoine Fuqua.
The three new releases took the top 3 spots, although The Maze Runner did significantly better at number one and kicked off a new YA adventure franchise.
Guardians of the Galaxy was finally unseated after five weeks in the top spot by the new Idris Elba/Taraji P. Henson thriller, No Good Deed, while Dolphin Tale 2 had a fairly weak opening compared to the first movie.